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India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’

India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’

The Mumbai Central Terminal of the Western Railway has been certified as India's first "Eat Right Station". It is awarded by the FSSAI with a 4-Star rating.

Key Points:

  • The honour came based on the compliance of food safety and hygiene, availability of healthy diet, trans-shipment and retail/serving points, food waste management, food handling at preparation, promotion of local and seasonal foods, creating awareness on food safety and a healthy diet.
  • The food quality regulator FSSAI, Western Railway, and the Indian Railways Catering Tourism Corporation trained food handlers, both in canteens and base kitchens and inspected catering establishments at the station, certified and rated the standards of food.
  • As part of efforts to help passengers make a healthy and right food choice, the Indian Railways launched the 'Eat Right Station' as part of the 'Eat Right India' initiative of the FSSAI started in the year 2018.
  • This focuses on improving the health and well-being of the people by ensuring that they eat healthy, with the FSSAI making suitable interventions on both the demand and supply side.

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